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- first General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union'sCentral Committee from 1922 until his death in 1953.
- Enforced Socialism
Chancellor of Germany 1930-1945 leader in holocaust, WWII. amd facism in Europe
- Practice by the Nazi Party
- Includes fascism that involved biological racism and antisemitism.
- believe that a nation requires strong leadership, singular collective identity, and the will and ability to commit violence and wage war in order to keep the nation strong
- Anti Communist. anti-democratic, anti-individualist, anti-liberal, anti-parliamentary, anti-bourgeois and anti-proletarian, anti-conservative on certain issues, and in a number of cases anti-capitalist
Political System where the state, usually under the power of a single political person, faction, or class, recognizes no limits to its authority and strives to regulate every aspect of public and private life wherever feasible
used as a synonym for weakness and even cowardice since the 1930s
refer to a diplomatic policy aimed at avoiding war by making concessions to another power
used by European democracies in the 1930s who wished to avoid war with the dictatorships of Germany and Italy
- USSR (Soviet Union)
Eastern European Front
The Eastern Front, as the site of nearly all extermination camps, death marches, ghettos, and the majority of pogroms, was central to the Holocaust.
- the genocide of approximately six million European Jews during World War II,
- state sponsored by Nazi Germany throughout Nazi-occupied territory
Arsenal of Democracy
Slogan created by FDR, when the US supplied the Britans with gunpower to fight Nazi Germany
Asia for Asians
Slogan used to cultivate conqured countries of SE Asia
Surprise military strike done by the Japanese to the US
Battle of Midway
- Most important Naval Battle fought
- effectively destroyed Japan’s naval strength when the Americans destroyed four of its aircraft carriers.
Island Hopping or "Leap Frogging"
crossing an ocean by a series of shorter journeys between islands
Rosie the Riveter
An image that represented women working in the factories
the relocation and internment by the United States government in 1942 of Japanese Americans and Japanese who lived along the Pacific coast of the United States to camps called "War Relocation Camps,"
code name for the Battle of Normandy, the operation that launched the invasion of German-occupied western Europe during World War II by Allied forces.
Hiroshima and Nagasaki
In the last stages of the WWII US dropped atomic bombs in these two areas
North African Campaign
Desert War Italians invaded Africa
Battle of Leyte Gulf
Largest Naval Battle in history,took place in the Philippine
- the purpose of discussing Europe's post-war reorganization.
- it was intended to discuss the re-establishment of the nations of war-torn Europe
Development of the first atomic bomb